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John F. Kennedy

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Bay of Pigs

Who: Fidel Castro, the CIA,
What: Hoping to inspire a revolt against Fidel Castro, the CIA sent 1,500 Cuban exiles to invade their homeland on April 17, 1961, but the mission was a spectacular failure.
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Cuban Missile Crisis

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What: Caused when the United States discovered Soviet offensive missile sites in Cuba in October 1962; the U.S.-Soviet confrontation was the Cold War's closest brush with nuclear war.
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Woolworth

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SNCC

Who: Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. Black and White students.
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James Meredith

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March on Washington

Who: black and white americans.
What: On August 28, 1963, 250,000 black and white Americans converged on the nation's capital for the March on Washington, often considered the high point of the nonviolent civil rights movement.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Letter From a Birmingham Jail

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Great Society Programs

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Gulf of Tonkin

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Operation Rolling Thunder

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Tet Offensive

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Vietnamization

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SDS

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Woodstock

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Cesar Chavez

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AIM

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Malcolm X

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Black Panthers

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Betty Freidan



The Feminine Mystique -- A publication by Betty Friedan that focused attention on the reality facing suburban women.

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Richard M. Nixon

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Detente

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OPEC

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Watergate

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Containment

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Generation X

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"Job Switching"

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Group Projects

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